Michelle Valberg is a world renowned explorer, adventurer and wildlife photographer who has been telling stories with her camera for over three decades. Valberg’s images capture the rarely seen and reveal the relatable. Known for her particular passion for arctic photography, Michelle has made over 45 trips to Canada’s North. Valberg’s images capture the infinite artistic possibilities inherent in all natural forms. Valberg believes that the world around us mirrors what we, as human beings, see in ourselves: our beauty, our simplicity, our complications, our responsibilities. M
Michelle is a Canadian Nikon Ambassador and the first Canadian Geographic Photographer-in-Residence.
Valberg has self-published 4 books: Look Beyond… The Faces & Stories of People with HIV/AIDS, Dare to Dream… A Celebration of Canadian Women and most recently, a children’s book about Canada’s north, entitled Ben and Nuki Discover Polar Bears. Her third coffee table book, Arctic Kaleidoscope… The People, Wildlife and Ever-Changing Landscape was released on Earth Day – April 22, 2013.
A tireless philanthropist, Valberg founded Project North in 2009, a not-for-profit organization committed to delivering education and sport-based opportunities to youth in Canada’s Arctic. Since its inception, over $750,000 dollars in new hockey equipment has been delivered to more than 24 Inuit communities.
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